How to improve the page loading speed

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  1. Jennifer Martin

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    Hello Friends,

    My website is taking too much time to load the page. Please help me with the advice on how to improve the page loading speed other than optimizing the image, compressing images.

    Looking for expert advice.
     
  2. fisicx

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    What is the website?

    It could be the server, scripts, external resources, images or a whole host of other things
     
  3. Jennifer Martin

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    My website is spaciorealtors.com, the home page, including the internal pages of the website specially the property search page takes to time to show the property.

    I would be great if you can help me with the solution.
     
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    You are on a server in the USA which doesn't help. The site is uses a whole load of scripts and stylesheets which will slow things down (especially bootstrap) and a slow clunky lightbox plugin. A lot of the images aren't optimised.

    The homepage is 6.4Mb. You should be aiming for well under 500kB.

    So its a combination of server location, a poorly built site and non-optimised images. Who built the site for you?
     
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    Apply the CDN if you can to improve the speed of your website.
     
  6. fisicx

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    In which case you need help. There are major structural problems with the website, mainly because of the theme and plugins you are using.
     
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    Page speed is also important to user experience. Pages with longer load time will have higher bouce rate and lower average time on page. Longer load times also shown to negatively affect conversions.
     
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    Not sure this correct. Relative page speed affects the UX. If you can get something on the page in a few milliseconds and let the rest load below the fold then people will accept this. What they don't like to do is see a blank page.

    A slow loading long page will not affect bounce or conversions if the important bits appear quickly.
     
  9. bancodefomento

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    There are some step to improve loadiag speed.
    Optimize your image
    Limit number of plugin installed
    Basic Customizer theme setting
     
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    There are some steps to improve loading speed of your website..
    1. Try to use high quality image but make sure they optimized (small in size)
    2. Make landing page redirects cacheable
    3. Use a CDN
    4. Minimize redirects
    5. Minify your codes
     
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    1. Minify your scripts and css.
    2. Add CDN (use CoudFlare)
    3.Cache everything.
    4. Host website according to your target audience.
    5. LazyLoad Images
    6. Async your JS.
     
  12. fisicx

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    Eh? Using the customizer work improve the page loading speed
     
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    Caching can actually slow down the page loading speed. It's far better to optimise the site rather than use a caching plugin.
     
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    Catching helps to make your website faster if you are using dynamic website like WordPress. It's slowdown thing only on first visit after first visit every one get cached page.
     
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    But if it is slow on the first visit they won't come back again.

    In any case, a well built and optimised wordpress site doesn't need caching. I've got my main WP site down to 2.3 seconds. Over 1 second of that was waiting time connecting from the USA to the UK.
     
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    Its not as slow as you think, when first visitor arrived your website. His/Her request directly goes to main server and for second user its show cached version which is not possible if you don't use WordPress. Every visitor request goes through database and its slow down your server.
     
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    I use CloudFlare since they provide a CDN and provides Javascript and CSS Optimization.
     
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    i want to know your website is wordpress or joomla?
     
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    Makes no difference what platform is used, the techniques are the same for all. And if you read the whole thread she gives you the URL: spaciorealtors.com
     
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    The site owner should consider using above the folder rendering. Rendering the items the user sees and then rending stuff below that you'd have to scroll to see.
     

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